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Parenting and Child Health

Topics on a broad range of physical and learning disabilities that can affect children and young people.

OASIS @ MAAP

A resource for families, individuals, and medical professionals who deal with the challenges of Asperger Syndrome, Autism, and Pervasive Developmental Disorder / Not otherwise specified.

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This site provides help with over 350 fact sheets of autism-related information, with an emphasis on practical strategies, as many families cannot afford the more expensive interventions, or may be geographically isolated and cannot access autism support services.

FNQ Suicide Prevention Taskforce

Whilst the focus is on Far North Queensland, this website aims to inform the community, so that it can understand and deal with the issue of suicide prevention better.

Mental Health

This Queensland Health webpage has fact sheets about mental illnesses including depression, eating disorders, psychosis and anxiety.

beyond blue

One of the key roles of beyond blue is to produce and refer people to accurate, up to date, easy to read information on depression, anxiety and related disorders. This includes information relating to: depression, anxiety disorders, postnatal depression, bipolar disorder, diagnosis, treatment, recovery, young people, men, family & friends, and chronic physical illness.

the MoodGym

Self-help, self-paced online module aimed at helping you identify and overcome problem emotions and increase coping skills.

Raising children network

An Australian parenting website with information every aspect of parenting that you can imagine.

Working Memory

Information and exercises for working memory for individuals with ADD/ADHD.

Lumosity

Online games to increase your brain’s speed, attention, flexibility and memory. Become a member for free to access the whole collection of games.

Bullying No Way

Information for parents and students about what bullying is and how to manage it.

Cincinnati Children's

Parent guide to supporting a grieving child, download a booklet that provides practical advice on how parents and other adults can support grieving children.

Australian Red Cross

Resources for children to help them learn about emergencies and how they can prepared for them and how to cope with their feelings after a situation.